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Frank Tjepkema  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

'Clockwork love gold'
Goldplated metal
Goldplated metal

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About Frank

Frank Tjepkema was born in 1970 and grew up in Geneva, Brussels and New York before settling in the Netherlands in 1989 to study industrial design. He graduated Cum Laude from Design Academy in Eindhoven in 1996.

His graduation project, based on artificial nature, was later included in the Droog Design collection. This relationship led to even more notable projects such as Do Break in 2000, the award-winning British Airways Executive Lounge in Heathrow in 2004 and the Chair of Textures presented at Art Basel Miami Beach 2006.

Together with fellow designer Janneke Hooymans, Tjepkema set up his own design studio in 2001, called Tejp. Their client work has included product design, furniture, accessories, interior design and interior architecture for countless commercial ventures and can be seen at outlets and galleries worldwide.

Tjepkema has taught and lectured at various design academies in the Netherlands and abroad, including Design Academy in Eindhoven, Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, Iceland Academy of The Arts in Reykjavik, The Acadia Summer Arts Program in Maine.

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10 of 111 reactions displayed

"I love "Clockwork Love Gold". It's one of those that you can just look at for ages...captivating. Thank you."

"I see these hearts and think about relationships . . .how it is all clock work, but worth all the time and more."

"this is outstanding this shows the true meaning of love in a hypothetical way this is awesome"

"Nice work!"

"georgeous so detailed and decisive"

"I like this image,, cooolllll"

"It's beautiful! It is wonderful that you had a vision to create the heart of an angel from mechanical components."

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